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The Half-Circle Exercise

With Buck Brannaman This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.27 I learned this exercise by watching people get taken advantage of by horses. This...

The Definition of “On the Bit”

Written by Dr. Max Gahwyler and Bettina Drummond This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.6 There is no other statement used so often in...

The Biggest Schooling Arena 40 Things to Do on a Casual...

Written by Sylvana Smith This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.5  "What did you work on today?" asked a friend, who knew I’d volunteered...

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Horsemanship Skills

Pyramid of Training For the Everyday Horseman – Part 4

Written by Terry Church This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.45 Part III of the Pyramid of Training presented some ideas correlating to...

I Wish I Were in Africa

For Visual Learners

Build Your Confidence

Leading Your Horse In a Hackamore

With Richard Caldwell If you do not use a fiador on your hackamore, it is a good idea to secure your reins any time you step...

Catching Up on Rope Exposure

With Bryan Neubert At a recent clinic Bryan demonstrated how he might get a colt used to a rope touching him on the hind legs...

Taking a Different Approach; Sorting It Out With Joe Wolter

Written by Patti Hudson Photos by Eric Sines This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.71 I had just finished shoeing my horse, and was unkinking...

Winter Projects Part 2

With Jeff Derby In the last issue of Eclectic Horseman, Jeff Derby discussed his approach to working on winter projects in general, and getting a...

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